Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features the Benachi Avenue Oaks in Biloxi. The scene includes a paved road flanked by green leaved oaks that form a canopy over the road and white houses can be seen on either side of the oaks. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. The card has a green one cent stamp in the upper right corner and is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, Dec. 21, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Alice Barratt in Webster Grove, Miss. St. Louis County.

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Many old trees with moss hanging from them in festoons[.] Wish you could be with me to see them[.] Papa Dec. 21-1911

Publication Date

12-21-1911

Publisher

Detroit Publishing Co.

Time Period

1900-1919

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Benachi-Avenue-Oaks_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Gulf Coast Sub-Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Benachi Avenue Oaks, Biloxi, Mississippi

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